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it as we grieve and mourn for those who are lost. each light that sits before us is a light that's been lost to our world. so many innocents, so many brave, lord, all we can do is throw ourselves upon your tender mercies, trusting that you hear our prayers. we know those who are lost because they're ours, lord, not names on some list, but our mothers, or sisters, our brothers, or friends, kindred all because if we did not know them ourselves, we know someone who did. and so, we pray, lord for all the souls lost and all the families and friends who are so torn by grief, for in this moment we are all your childr children, a family related by your love. so help us to care for these families in their sorrow and for each other in ours. may they feel the healing embrace of a neighborhood, a town, a state, a nation, a world. help us to forever remember that we embrace the grieving as our own and bring us together as one family to live together in peace and amity. help us to share the lights that stand before us. help us to carry them out into this world and share it with a world so in sorrow a
? >> reporter: good morning, chris. people here are flocking to the churches, once again, to mourn and try to comprehend the incomprehensible. as we learn more of the horrible details of what happened here. details from the medical examiner, gruesome. lives ended with multiple gunshot wounds at close range. many of those lives just getting started. 8 little boys and 12 little girls, six and 7 years old. >> i have been at this for a third of a century and my sensibilities may not be the average man's but this is probably the worst i have seen, the worst... that i know of any of my colleagues having seen. >> reporter: six of the victims at the sandy hook elementary school, were staff. the principal, said to have been killed while lunging at the gunman, guidance counselor mary sherlock rushing toward the shooter when she was killed and the other known murder scene, where nancy lanza, the mother of the shooter was found dead, police found evidence they hope will explain the motivation of the gunman. >> the secondary crime scene we discussed with the female located, deceased, did produce some v
throughout the state have converged this morning to mourn the dead. >> reporter: we are in -- sandy hook rights here, across from the volunteer fire department. you can see quite a bit of activity. police, firefighters, 24 hours ago it was a different scene, children were running here from their school just around the corner, sandy hook elementary to this fire station after being told by police this is where they can come to be safe because of what was happening in the school. it was a scene of chaos and horror, terrified children, hundreds of them coming here. this morning much calmer, no chaos. nothing horrible but still the memory of what happened yesterday. now, the police are here obviously, state police still here. the investigation continues at the school. just around the corner. you can see the police over there talking to people coming in. making sure that the media don't crossover the line. taking flowers as people bring them in. we got here at about 1:40 this morning after flying in from the bay area. we went straight to saint rose church where there was a human memorial vigil
. the driver stopped and is cooperating with police. >>> students at concord high school are mourning the death of a student whose life was cut short. the school principal showed pictures and they were taken hours before the teen was shot in the bay view district. grieve counselors met with about 50 students. >> i am still in shock. it was just three days ago we were all play fighting and having fun. >> the candlelight vigil will be held at the football field. his teammates plan to donate christmas trees to needy families in his name. >>> they are accused of break inginto a home and stealing a rifle. they targeted a home and were seen running with a rifle case. police say when they interviewed the boys, one said he was going to use them on police if they got too close, meanwhile one was released to his parents. >>> it was the most successful gun buy back day they have ever had. the turnout was so great people ran out of gas waiting for a spot. mayor jean quan said the by backs were great and they are helping to control violence on the streets. >> there are many guns in the hands of young people
at the scene. >>> the mourning continues in newtown, connecticut, with family members and residents expressing their overwhelming grief at the tragedy. ktvu's john sasaki continues coverage from connecticut, where people are coming together to express their sorrow. john? >> reporter: ken, the scene is just up that hill behind me, but about 40 minutes from here in the city of stratford is a huge vigil tonight. thousands of people honoring all the victims of this heinous act, but especially teacher victoria soto. the entire state is in mourning, and it's especially deep. ♪ >> reporter: this community is bustling on a saturday night, but with heavy hearts, and that's how it's been all day. >> it feels so unreal. to think that those poor children couldn't ever see something like this coming and those parents who now have to live without their children, it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the school community, which is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of this fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the othe
and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to kids about the tragedy. >> we had the range of feed back from parents. you know, very worried, very emotional. to pragmatic. >> reporter: this principal canceled a press conference to address staffers and stu
of the sandy hook shooting as the nation remembers their lives and mourns their loss. and we wants to update you now on a story we first reported yesterday here on mornings on 2. oakland police have arrested two people in connection to a quadruple shooting. it happened around this time yesterday morning between 84th and 85th avenues. officers found three men shot. a woman that was also hurt was dropped off at the hospital. they are all expected to recover. >>> a teenage boy remains in critical shooting after getting involved in a drive by. police say four men in a car opened fire on the teen. the teen victim was able to walk about a block to san francisco general hospital. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> bad news for businesses looking to move to san francisco. the city has seen the largest leap in office space costs world-wide. a new report says occupancy costs which include rent, local taxes, and service charges jumped 36.4% in downtown san francisco in the last year. the cost rose to $90 per square foot. and if you live in the 415 getting a new phone number could mean changing
pattern change which would be colder and windy. >>> coast guard mourning one of its own. >>> plus a bay area boy scout will be in sacramento today. >>> here's a look at highway 4 to the pittsburgh area you can see traffic flowing well. we do have an incident in livermore. >>> good morning. a little bit of patchy fog. petaluma and santa rosa and north bay. we have high clouds. near 60 for almost everybody. >>> four people were found shot to death outside of a oklahoma in southern california. the bodice of two men and women were found early sunday morning. the victims were face down along an outer walkway outside what appeared to be an unlicensed boarding house. no arrests have been made. >>> a member of the coast guard is dead and another member hurt after their small boat was rammed off the southern california coast. they were in a small boat and investigating reports of smuggling off the channel islands. their boat was rammed by a smugglers boat that was running without lights. terrell horn and another person were thrown into the water by the impact. horn suffered traumatic injury and
on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> we will miss her so much. >> a family mourns a woman shot and killed while riding her bicycle. and the saga of a ceo takes a bizarre turn, this time into a hospital room. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> the new 49ers stadium in the south bay reach as major milestone. the key piece of work being done today for the billion dollar project. >>> the 49ers celebrated a official milestone today, construction workers joined management, staff, players and officials to celebrate the completion of the upper steel frame work for the $1 billion stadium. two steel beams topped off the frames and the workers got a chance to put their names on the piece of history. >>> fred is here and talking about a new chapter in cal football. >> nice guy. realistic guys. after firing jeff tedford cal announced his announcement. 49-year-old sonny said winning a rose bowl is on his bucket list and he has a proven track record. sonny spent three years at louisiana tech and this year they averaged 51 points a game. finished 9-3. i
report as the community continues to mourn. >>> good morning everybody, it is tuesday december 18l1thl0, i am brian flores. >> they cleared out yesterday afternoon. >>
's listen in. >> as we mourn the tragedy at sandy hook elementariary school, members of congress and all americans offer the word of consolation to the families, words of grief, of mourning, our prayers. yet no words are adequate to console the families these children and others taken from us in an act of senseless, unspeakable violence. here in congress what we need now are not more words, what we need is action. we must take action to protect our children from harm to preserve the safety of our schools and to keep our community safe. we must take action so that we can tell our children that we are doing everything in ure power to prevent -- in our power to prevent these tragedies from ever happening again. this morning you will be hearing from members of colleagues. steny hoyer. he may not be able to stay here the entire time with us. as we know, as the president said on sunday night, we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end and to end them we must change. in congress we're blessed with the leadership of congresswoman carolyn mccarthy. she's brought to this debate her o
of funerals in a connecticut town that continues to mourn the tragic shooting. vicker to yosoto -- vicker to yosoto is being -- victoria soto is being buried today. family members are saying goodbye to five other innocent lives including 7-year-old daniel barwin. he was a first grader on the swimming and soccer teams. there's new information about the gunman. there are reports his mother could longer handle him and he became upset after learning she was taking steps to have him committed to a psychiatric facility. the chief medical examiner said he's searching for any genetic clues that could help explain the shooter's behavior and the l.a. times reports that he stopped speaking to his father and brother in 2010. >>> the bay area continues to show support for victims an families in the shooting. at this hour, the archbishop of the archdiocese of oakland is holding a mass. the service is open to the public. the cathedral is located on harrison street in oakland. >>> last night in pleasanton there was a big -- big outpouring for a candlelight vigil. it was organized by students and parents
funerals and tomorrow that will be a day of mourning. church bells will be running 26 times for each victim at 9:30 a.m., the exact same time the shooting happened, back to you. >>> members of the sikh community came together to remember the victims of the newtown shootings. earlier they were hit with a similar tragedy, when a man killed 6 people before shooting himself. >>> and for victim of the newtown connecticut shootings, the event begins at justin herman plaza. those who attend are asked to bring an unwrapped teddy bear. >>> a secret settlement has been reached over the late artist's multi- million dollar estate. it remains unclear who will get the mansion. he willed his estate to her in a barely legible note. kinkaid was legally separated from his wife. >>> and the maritime director will stay on the payroll into questionable spending. james want will work for seven months to ensure -- james will work for the company and earlier that he agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses at strip clubs. >> given the egregiousness, it seems a bit shocking that they would want to associate
. >>> at the time people were mourning newtown shooting one woman was setting up a charity scam. authorities say 37-year-old newel set up an internet scam. she advertised on facebook saying a funeral fund was open to donors and asked for prayer. noah's uncle says he is disgusted someone would do this. >> my nieces and i think of scammers and they are stealing from them. they are survivors from this tragedy. >> the fbi says four days after the school shooting all the money was refunded to the donors. alba denies opening the fund and says someone hacked on her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail for lying to federal agents. >>> a warning after a series of car break ins. oakland police installed this sign. police are warning people to keep their valuables out of sight or take them out of their car. because that area has been a recent hot spot for car break ins. >>> in the north bay two search teams are using a new technology to try to find a man who jumped in the creek during a police chase. 23-year-old anthony donaldson was swept away on monday. he jumped in that creek to avoid a drunk
announcer ] more ways to love mcnuggets. ♪ [ male announcer ] more ways to love mcnuggets. mourning because a friend, 28 years old, hit by a car. that car then took off and left the scene. people closest to him may have been filled with a lot more despair if not for a journalist at wf tv. raquel was following up the case and uncovered this surveillance individual grow a nearby building that captures the hit-and-run on camera. aaron was riding his scooter in the evening. the car you can see clearly collide with the scooter. stop for a brief second and then take off. aaron died at the hospital just hours later. >> seeing that made me give me a little hope. >> now at least police and family and friends have something to go on. at least now they know that is a four-door light colored sedan. >> i think it will help all of us start to grieve a little bit better. >> they had nothing to go on before this tape surfaced. >> going from no clue what's so ever to the type of vehicle, the color and almost make and model of this vehicle, that's huge. >> and the car the guy was driving has to have some dam
thursday and friday. >>> time is 6:10. why the coast guard is in mourning for one of its own. the details of what happened off the southern california coast. >>> after a public outburst katt williams is in trouble again. >>> plus social media coming to the vatican. the new way the pope is connecting to millions of followers. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. the coast guard is mourning the loss of one of its own. there have been reports of smugglers. small coast guard boat was rammed. horn suffered traumatic head injury and died. the other guardsman was treated for minor injuries. >>> four people were found shot to death outsid
to mourn. >> reporter: montrell blakely attended, but he diedsome distance away, he was found dead on a san francisco street. even though about 1500 students attend this campus. many of them say they knew this stand out athlete quite well. the prints arrived today. montrell blakely's senior pictures taken on saturday. just a few hours after this photo session, his body was found on osciola lane. police say he was found shot at least once in the head. >> a great guy. a kid with a 3.6 gpa. >> reporter: makely had a promising future on the football field, and in college. >> i didn't know it would bring us here to the point where we experience the violence and untimely death of a young man that should never, a mother should never be trying to bury her child. >> reporter: blakely as father reportedly lives into the bay view. >> i'm still kind of in shocked. it was three days ago, we were all screwing around at lunch. >> reporter: crisis intervention met with teens today to try to help them cope with the news. the football team met with the counselors first. >> at first, when i learned, it was ve
is mourning the loss of one of its own. detective donald george passed away on monday. he he began his career in 1987. from there he joined the freemont police department where he served for nearly 20 years. detective george was known for his big personality and making people laugh. funeral arrangements are being scheduled for late next week. donald george was 48 years old. >> prayers and candles for people they've never met. >> children are just like god himself. >> this bay area group's connection to the tragedy in connecticut and what they hope their actions will inspire. >> a family with a month old baby and no place to stay. the struggle to find housing for bay area families in need. >> the senator versus hollywood. why diane feinstein is outraged. vze=< >>> a moving tribute in oakland for victims on the other side of the country. more than 200 people gathered to pray at cathedral of christ the light for the sandy hook shooting victims. a group of kindergarten through eighth grade choir students sang before and after the services. the archbishop placed a wreath of 28 yellow roses for tho
grandchildren. >>> classes are canceled at a sacramento high school tomorrow at students mourn the death of a popular teacher hit by a train. authorities say cathy carlisle was taking pictures of an approaching train, when she was hit from the back by another train. the married mother of three children died at the scene. she was known as a passionate photographer who helped students discover their inner voice. >> she always walked around, with her camera and she saw the ability to convey messages in pictures. >>> investigators say 31-year- old hector is a lice fatally shot his mother, and two uncles last night. he also shot and injured a young son, and kidnapped two young daughters. both the girls were shot and wounded during the police chase. police have not disclosed his information. >>> cal state san bernandino officials released information on a graduate student shot and killed last night. officers got a call about a disturbance involving the student at a dormitory off campus at about 6:30. >> during this contact, a physical altercation occurred. officers fearing for their safety fir
hearts. >> reporter: the community joins in prayer and song even as they continue to mourn the death of 26 people including 20 children just six and 7 years old killed friday inside their elementary school. police say adam lanza may have hoped for a deadlier attack but was stopped short. >> approximately 20 rounds for each magazine. >> how many magazines? >> several. >> reporter: across this nit bound town, on one hillside 27 angels crafted in tribute. >> we bring to you 20 new stars in the heavens, two new saints, 20 new angels. >> their only fault was being at the wrong place at the wrong time. newtown you are not alone. >>> already heavy hearts are gearing up for another difficult week. because funerals are set to begin tomorrow. one of the first will be for a little boy named noah. he was just 6 years old. he had a twin sister she was in a different classroom at the school and survived. live in connecticut, i'm jennifer davis, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the tragedy of the school shooting was on the mind of many today even as they took in sunday football games. stadiums across the c
. >>> and they are mourning the death of a star student athlete. blakely was tragically killed. we see his photos and believe it or not they were taken just a couple of hours before he was shot and killed. word of the young football player's death shocked his family and friends and grieve counselors met with about 50 kids. >> he was a great friend, everybody wanted to be around him all the time. >> a candle light vigil will be held and they will donate christmas trees in his name. >>> now they are sending letters and they received more than 100 cars from people who want to send cards and care packages. now there is a special post office box for people who want to support. postal workers say they already expect the box will be filled many times in the coming days. >>> in a story you will only see here on 2, somebody has stolen a living christmas tree right out of the front of his home. he planned three trees after his son died of cancer. now somebody has taken the last tree which was fully decorated right out of the ground. >> last time we came, we saw it right there, that is kind of mean. eye i just don't kn
a place to mourn. this is one of many vigils we have seen since the shooting. we see people gathering at the sikh temple. it is welcome to anyone. >>> a noon service was held today for all those who needed a place. ktvu's john fowler was there as the cathedral was filled for those coming to grips with the tragedy. [ singing ] >> reporter: oakland cathric cathedral, 200 attend -- catholic cathedral, 200 attended the sandy hook elementary school mass. >> took time out of my day oremember the fam -- to remember the families. >> reporter: we all bear a burden when children die in violence. >> pray for the victims and pray for ourselves that we may learn from these events. >> reporter: there was no reasoning why these children, why their teachers, after mass he sent a wreath. >> so hard to believe that these little angels are no longer on this earth. it is heart wrenching. >> reporter: names of the victims spoken towards heaven. >> katherine hubbard. >> a lot of people cared even though it didn't happen near here. it was touching to know that everyone cared. >> reporter: connected by grief
for people and businesses. >> and a community mourns, as the last of the young shooting victims in connecticut are laid to rest. the funerals held today. >> plus, lying down to make a statement. how people in san francisco joined the debate about gun control. . >>> good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen nailer. >> i'm david stevenson. heather and ken are off tonight. heavy rain pounded the bay area overnight, as another winter storm rolled through the region. and while the wet weather haslet up a bit, it's still causing problems for people and businesses. we have live team storm watch coverage tonight. meteorologist mark take maya is tracking the conditions, but we begin with christien kafton, live at san francisco airport where holiday travelers are dealing with the delays. >> reporter: that's right. take a look at the big board. we checked with duty manager and there are a few delays up on the board, delays about an hour at this point due to the wet weather. passengers are hoping for a break in the weather. at times today, the rain pounded down, forcing people to
and live on the same street they live on and mourn their death and realize that, i thought she would be able to make it back to school on the seventh when school goes back from winter break. >> reporter: police hoped two other teenage girls the victim's friends could help piece together details of the shootings. one had her son with her during the gunfire. a 1-year-old boy turned over to his grandfather. >> it's just confusion in this whole city. >> are they caught up in anything. >> no we weren't caught up on nothing. just hanging out waiting for tomorrow. they pick up each other and go to the mall. what are they going to do. they have a baby, come on. >> we have to protect everyone in the community. >> reporter: opd says it's getting good corporation and it will work through the night trying to catch the shooter -- cooperation and it will work through the night trying to catch the shooter. debora villalon. >>> oakland police are in ingaiting two overnight shootings -- investigating two overnight shootings. the second happened after midnight on nay street. all three victims were sen
in newtown, connecticut mourning the victims of the connecticut shooting on friday. last night, president obama and the governor of connecticut were among the speakers at a very emotional vigil. now the people are preparing to bury the victims. two funerals are scheduled today. >>> back here in the bay area, a church is planning an interfaith service tonight to reflect on what happened last week. the service will be at 7:00 tonight at first presbyterian church of burlingame. that's at 1500 easton drive. local religious leaders and public school trustees will be there. they will include prayers, readings and expressions of remembrance and hope. >>> about an hour ago, police in newtown, held this news conference with the latest information about that deadly shooting on friday. they just announced that classes at schools in newtown will resume tomorrow with the exception of sandy hook elementary. mup at 7:37. we'll get -- coming up at 7:37, we'll get a live report from newtown, what the community is about to do to honor two young victims. >>> happening now -- workers and volunteers are getti
an upstate new york community is in mourning after two volunteer firefighters were shot to death. a vigil was held in webster. four firefighters were shot as they returned to the scene early in the morning. steve rapaport has more. >> the tragedy -- >> reporter: a shocking crime early capacity eve morning. four local firefighters are shot as they rushed to the scene of a fire in webster new york. two firefighters never coming back. >> there was a car in a house that was engulfed in flames probably set by mr. splenger who wayed in wait with armment and shot the -- armiment and shot the first responders. >> reporter: police say he set the house fire himself, destroying six other homes and then hid in an edge becamement setting the -- in an e bankment setting the -- embankment. >> in my ka police career -- i've never seen anything like this. >> i don't know how you couldn't come out tonight. these guys are everybody's hear hoar -- everybody's heroes. when that alarm sounds, they all go. >> reporter: another story of gun violence hitting everyone close to the holidays. >> this sa time of cel
day mourning the loss of jenni rivera. >> i saw her like a month ago. i have a picture with her. >> reporter: the d.j. says rivera's rise to fame from humble beginnings selling music at swat meets and her ability to talk about personal problems allows her to win over female fans. >> rivera was flown for her banda style music, a regional band sound dominated by men. her struggles as a divorced mother of five and grandmother of two endeared her to fans. >> she could have been your girlfriend, someone you could just talk to and she went through domestic violence and just all these things in her life and that's why women really related to her and really liked her because she was really one of the girls. >> this is the latest cd we just got. >> reporter: julio villa owns a music shop. he says fans have bought up pretty much everything associated with rivera. >> it started yesterday, and today i've been getting orders. >> reporter: and estereo sol, djs have been playing jenni rivera all day. >>> the body of an experienced san jose kayaker was pulled from a creek in shasta county today
. birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. >> tonight a nation in mourning and the question how could this happen. >>> good evening i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm ken wayne. frank and julie are off. a vigil wrapped up in newtown connecticut where the community remembered the victims of today's massacre at sandy hook elementary school. authorities identified the shooter at 20-year-old adam lanza. he reportedly had a history of mental illness. we have learned police found more guns on campus. we have news reporters covering all angles of this story. including who the shooter was. but we have jennifer davis. >> reporter: there was also a filled to capacity crowd here for a vigil earlier this evening. clearly this town is very much still struggling with what happened here earlier today. as is much of the country even the president was wiping away tears. >> it's identifying the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza. they say he is the one who killed more than two dozen people including himself in this massacre. 20 of his victims were little children. >> there were 18 children who were p
a loved one inside sandy hook elementary school on friday. the nation continues to mourn the lives lost in the connecticut school shooting. today the first funerals will be held for two sandy hook students. six-year-old jack pinto and six- year-old noah pozner. >> we'll never forget. never. >> reporter: on sunday more than 2,000 people came out for a memorial service to remember the 26 lives cut short after authorities say 20-year-old adam lanza shot his way into sandy hook elementary and opened fire. >> we offer you our tears and our pain. our anger and our sorrow. >> reporter: president obama traveled to newtown where he met with the families of the victims and spoke at the service. >> whatever portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bare it. >> the president praised the community for pulling together and said more needs to be done to protect our children. >> these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. >> reporter: all right and pam. that press conference that you were listening into it's actually happening right to the left
rifles during this time of mourning. they have not said how long this action will last. legal and business experts say this move could represent a shift in the national dialogue about guns. >> the public is continuing to speak out, in addition to corporate decisions, it can have a major impact on the policy discussions. >> at the very least i think it shows some sensitivity to public opinion and some willingness to bend to what consumer are interested in. >> here in the bay area, dick's sporting goods is building a store. >>> three oakland city leaders are leaving their seats. they take with them decades of experience. paul cam birds in oakland. >> reporter: only on 2 will you hear from mayor gene quan about this evening. happening right now, the council has started their meeting. this is the three of the longest serving council members casting what may be their final votes ever for the city of oakland. combined they have more than 50 years of experience. thigh have served the city of oakland since the 90s. current council president took office. >> i'm losing three good friend
are shot and killed. the studio released a statement saying in this time of national mourning, it decided to forgo a high profile premier. director torentino had the idea that violence in movies leads to real life massacres saying quote there is violence in the world, tragedies happen. >>> a fond farewell in berkeley after the fire chief is about to retire after 27 years with the department. the city council gave the chief a standing ovation this evening. back in 1985 she became berkeley's first female firefighter and became chief back in 2004. at the time she was just the second african american chief in the country. >> i've had a very overwhelming career. it's been a remarkable journey for me to serve the community that i grew up in, that gave me so much. >> reporter: no word yet on who will take over as chief after pryor leaves her position. >> a captive journalist describes her situation. >>> we're going to be talking about the freeze warning, and the rain that is returning to the bay area forecast. you'll see it back here in just ten minutes. >> after years, the city council is discu
. the governor calling for a day of mourning. that will happen on friday. he is asking all churches will bells ring them 26 times in honor of the victims. back to you. >> rene marsh in newtown, connecticut. thank you for that. >>> two bay sisters are among the many people trying to help those effected by the connecticut school shooting. coming up their touching gesture to help those cope with grief. and very personal experience behind it. >>> we are still following an oakland investigation into a stolen truck that caught fire and that fire started another fire injuring a security guard. just look at the pictures. looks like it all started with that stolen truck. ktvu lorraine blanco has been on the story since 4:30. so what do you know about what happened out there? >> reporter: well, dave, the fire started in that stolen vehicle you were talking about. it was right about here. and spread to the building you see right there. now this morning a crew is picking up some of the wreckage out here. they will board it up and they will secure it as police try to track down the person or persons who st
and they mourned the lives lost in connecticut. earlier this year the sikh community was hit with a similar tragedy when a gunman opened fire on worshipers. he killed 6 people and wounded three others before killing himself. >>> the lawyers' famed artist and estranged widow and girlfriend settled the latest on the estate. they still don't know if the girlfriend amy pinto will get his mansion. pinto claims it was all hers because of a barely legible willed note. kinkaid was separated from his wife. >>> the maritime director will stay on the payroll despite his investigation into questionable spending. ktvu channel 2 morning news has learned maritime director james kwon will continue to work for the port as a consultant starting next year. maritime director james kwon will work for seven months to ensure the important business relationships. former executive director omar benjamin agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses for strip club dealings and it is based on his 2 14,000 dollars salary as maritime director. >>> let's get sal back. are you taking care of the east shore? >> i didn't hear yo
to convince cal tran to keep the locks of love up. >>> time when people were mourning the horrible sandy hook shooting one woman took advantage setting up a charity scam. 37-year-old noel alba set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of little six-year-old noah pozner a victim of the shooting. she advertised on facebook saying a funeral fund was open to donors. all of the money was refunded to the donors. the mother of two teens denies opening the fund and says someone hacked her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail to lying for federal agents. >>> if president obama and congress are not able to end the fiscal cliff people here will be hard hit. prop 30 voted into law in november will mean higher sales taxes and higher income taxes on the states top earners. the fiscal cliff would add to that. hitting all americans with higher taxes. the lowest income folks will see their take home pay shrink just over 3.5%. average earners 4% and top earners 6%. >>> the crystal ball that drops in new york's time square will have a little something extra this year. workers are already inst
they live on and mourn their death. and realize i thought she would be able to make it back to school on the seventh. when school is back from winter break. >> a second victim a 13-year- old boy is recovering from nonlife threatening injuries. authorities are going over surveillance video. also questioning witnesses in the shooting. trying to find some answers. >>> now we know the names of two young men killed in west oakland last friday. 21-year-old darrell armstrong and 19-year-old keith davis was shot and killed on immediate avenue. they were friends and armstrong lived near that shooting scene. police say the investigation continues. >>> it is 5:35. tomorrow will be four years since the shooting death of  oscar grant. grant was shot and killed by bart police officer johan necessary mehserle on the platform of the bart fruitvale station. the shooting was captured on cell phone video and the jury convicted mehserle of involuntary manslaughter. >>> 5:36. security breach at palms spring caused a one hour delay in flights and operations out there. this happened about 1:00 yesterday a
an update. people who lived in this apartment complex are in mourning. the couple who lived here were long-time residents. you can see the apartment is destroyed and completely boarded up because of all the smoke damage. this fire broke out late saturday night in the second story apartment on bridge port court. the latest numbers we got from the red cross is that 73 people were effected by the fire because of the smoke and water damage and electricity is out in the entire building. 56-year-old man and his wife and granddaughter died in the apartment before firefighters could reach them. the red cross is assisting the residents that have been displaced. >> a lot of the people had relatives they could go with. en there are some that didn't know people in the immediate area. when the red cross comes in we shelter them and feed them. >> reporter: families came back to the apartments to gather what they could but not everyone could return. arson investigators have been interviewing witnesses and looking through the rubble to try to figure out how this fire started. but there is no word yet on a
.6%. >>> at a time when people were mourning the horrible sandy hook shooting one new york woman took advantage of that sympathetic spirit by allegedly setting up a charity scam in connection to that tragedy. 37-year-old noel alba set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of six-year-old noah pozner. no a's uncle says he is disgusted someone would do this. >> my nieces and i think of these scammers they are stealing from them. they are survivors of this tragedy. >> the fbi says four days after the school shooting all of the money was refunded to donors. alba the mother of two teens denies opening the fund and says someone hacked her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail. >>> residents in san francisco won't have to go very far to get rid of their christmas trees. the curb side collection will start next week. the annual christmas tree program -- officials say trees should be stripped of decorations and placed on the curb. >>> the paramedics that helped deliver a baby on the side of a road say it was a wonderful experience. it started about 3:00 in the morning on christmas day.
and shooting. >> a woman has died from thursday night's hit and run crash at twin peaks. her son is mourning her loss. he spoke to us about losing his mother. he said he took her and his two friends to twin peak to see the view. then a car sped toward them as they walked down the road. >> a pair of headlights in front of me. i jumped over the wall. after i stand up i can't find my mom. she is gone. >> his mother and friends fell over a wall and 30 feet down a hill. his friends are at hospital. police arrested a female driver two male passengers a short distance away. the drive driver is in jail. >> the last of the funerals for the victims of the connecticut school shooting will be held today. five were held yesterday. after a service for dilan hockly his 8-year-old brother released balloons. families also said good-bye to grace mcdonald and four others. >>> meantime we are hearing new details about the gunman. former classmates said he wore the same clothes every day and rarely spoke. he once give a presentation through a computer instead of speaking and a former classmate said he enjoy
inside sandy hook elementary school. the nation continues to mourn the lives lost in the connecticut school shooting. today the first funerals will be held for two sandy hook students. six-year-old jack pinto and six- year-old noah pozner. >> we'll never forget. never. >> reporter: on sunday more than 2,000 people came out for a memorial service to remember the 26 lives cut short after authorities say 20-year-old adam lanza shot his way into sandy hook elementary and opened fire. >> we offer you our tears and pain. our anger and our sorrow. >> reporter: president obama traveled to newtown where he met with the family's of the victims and spoke at the service. >> whatever portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bare it. >> reporter: the president praised the community for pulling together and said more needs to be done to protect our children. >> these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> reporter: well, dave, for many of the lawmakers the shooting here in newtown, connecticut really the tipping point. one example democra
happen soon in mourn mountain view. google has offered to restore the hanger one blimp in exchange for a long term lease but the government could sign off the property because nasa said it's to expensive to maintain. they have asked for a policy meeting to discuss the possibility. >>> two swiss engineers have plans to fly around the world in a completely solar powered air craft by 2015. it's flown 2500 miles from switzerland to africa but now they want to store enough energy while flying in daylight to power their flight through the night. they have to consider what will happen if they run into bad weather and the panels not exposed to the sun. >> that would be a problem. if you are driving during the christmas holidays you will have a lot of company. aaa said more will travel for the holidays than any time since 2006. almost 91% plan to drive at least 50 miles. that translates to more than 84 million people going somewhere in a car and that's a new record. >> lot of people hitting the road. see how people are doing this morning while driving. let's check in with sal. >> 880 we
they plan to reoperate. >>> there's still -- they are still in shock and mourning after a high school athlete was killed in concord. what class nates want to do in that teen's memory. >>> and -- classmates want to do in that teen's memory >>> students and staff at concord high school are houring the death of a star student athlete. 17-year-old montrell blakely who was tragically killed. the school principal showed us his senior pictures. they were just taken on saturday, only a few hours before he was shot and killed in san francisco's bayview district. word of the young football player's death shocked his family and friends and grief counselors met with some 50 students. >> he was a good kid. everybody knew who he was. everybody wanted to be around him. >> a candlelight vigil will be held friday night at the concord high school football field and his teammates plan to donate christmas trees to media families in -- immediatey families in his -- needy families in his name. >>> there is a special address to send letters and care packages to the survivors and their families in newtown, c
. ♪ >> and then last night, members of solano county sikh community played -- prayed and lit candles as they mourned the lives lost. >>> 19 minutes before 9:00. two abandoned horses were found in monterey county. now an animal protection group is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. the sbca found the 20-year-old and 7-year-old forces north of salinas. both animals were thin and covered in ticks. the society says the horses were likely abandoned. >>> henry coe state park will stay open for at least the next two years. the "sacramento bee reports, the state will match $279,000 in donations made to help keep the park open. the donations will come from surplus funds that park officials kept hidden for years even though budget cuts led to park closures. henry coe is the largest state park in northern california. >>> 8:42. a blockbuster business story about the stock exchange. how the new york stock exchange has just been -- has just been sold. how the economy will be affected. >> reporter: 36 people forced from their homes just days before christmas here in san francisco. we'll
. that happened about 2:00 this mourning on colon street. firefighters say it appears no one was inside when the flames started. they believe a candle or a cigarette -- may have started it. the man who lives there will have to find another place to stay today. >>> new trouble this morning for a marine who was praised -- praised for standing watch at a california elementary school. what he lied about and how he's explaining his actions. >>> your weather is a big part of the news today -- of the news today. >>> a former u.s. marine who has been praised for voluntarily standing guard outside of a -- out side of a elementary school in modesto apparently lied about his military service. on monday, craig usely went to houston elementary school in his un form and -- and stood guard. he said he was a sergeant in the reserve and -- and served in afghanistan and iraq. however, the u.s. marine corps said he never served -- he never served overseas and was discharged. some parents say he could -- they should have -- some parents say a brack ground should have been done. background should have been done.
. >> i have to go back home and live on the same street they live on and mourn their death and realize that i thought she would be able to make it back to school on the 7th when school go back from winter break. >>> now, a second victim, a 14- year-old boy is recovering from nonlife-threatening injuries. authorities are checking the surveillance video and they are also questioning witnesses in hopes of finding some answers. >>> we now know the names of two young men killed last friday in west oakland. police say 21-year-old darryl armstrong and 19-year-old keith davis were killed on mead avenue. the victims were friends, that armstrong lived near the shooting spree. no arrests have been made. the investigation continues. >>> tomorrow will be four years since the shooting death of oscar grant. on january 1st, 2009, oscar grant was shot and killed by b.a.r.t. police officer johannes mehserle on the platform of the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station. that shooting was caught on cell phone video. a jury later convicted johannes mehserle of involuntary manslaughter. on the car grant's family and fr
or tim signs will be stigmatized. >> at a time when people were mourning the shooting one woman took advantage by setting up a charity scam in connection to the tragedy. >> she set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of a six year old. she advertising saying a funeral fund was open to donors and asked for prayers. the uncle southern land disgusted that someone would do this. >> i think of the scammers and they're stealing from them. they're. >> from this tragedy. >> she denies opening fund and says someone hacked her facebook page. she faces up to five years in jail for lying to federal agents. >> caught on tape, a giant shark tank burst. what caused this mishap. plus the injuries suffered by onlookers. >> also it's another cloudy and chilly morning as steve was talking about. he'll be back to tell us whether there's any rain in the forecast. >> here's a look at the toll plaza. traffic moving along very well. we'll tell you about an incident on highway 24, nec >>> welcome back to mornings on 2. surveillance video shows a 33-ton aquarium shattering inside a shopping mall in c
the patrol car but the officer was not hurt. >> hundreds mourn the late boxer in the east harlem church where he attended services as a child. he was taken off life support last week after being shot while sitting in a parked car. he was a former world champion boxer who won bouts against sugar ray leonard and others. . >> the president faces mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to approve the keystone pipeline. some say they are stronglyo opposed to the plan. support appears to be building on capitol hill and a group of senators has urged the president to approve it quickly. supporters say it would create jobs and reduce the demand for oil from the middle east. >> the president delivers his weekly address from a toy factory in pennsylvania while workers kept up with the christmas rush the president discussed the so-called fiscal cliff. >> if congress does nothing, every family will see their income tax automatic go up at the beginning of next year. a typical middle class family of four will see their income taxes rise by $2,200. >> they urged him to pass a law to bring d
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